Hughett, Norton, Alsup knocked out in second round of U.S. Senior Amateur Championship

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A day after earning medalist honors, Tim Jackson was one of 32 winners in the 62nd U.S. Senior Amateur Championship on Monday at Old Warson Country Club, which played at 6,899 yards for the Round of 64.

The U.S. Senior Amateur is one of 13 annual national championships conducted by the USGA, 10 of which are strictly for amateurs. The championship is open to amateurs at least 55 years of age with a Handicap Index® not exceeding 7.4. It consists of two rounds of stroke play – one each on Saturday and Sunday. The low 64 scorers began match play on Monday and the Round of 32 and Round of 16 will both be played on Tuesday. It concludes with an 18-hole final on Thursday.

Mike Hughett of Owasso, the most decorated amateur in Oklahoma Golf Association history, won his first-round match against Stan Namola of Beaver, Pa., in 19 holes. However he lost his second round match against 2014 champion Patrick Tallent in 19 holes.

Former Oral Roberts University standout Bryan Norton won his first-round match against Tom Brandes of Bellevue, Wash., but was edged by Jackson in the second round today. Mike Alsup of Tulsa finished 20th in the qualifying and defeated David Apperson of Memphis 1 up in the first round. He lost to Wayne Wright of Aledo, Texas, 2 and 1 in the second round.

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Results from the first round of match play in the 2016 U.S. Senior Amateur Championship at the 6,899-yard, par-71 Old Warson Country Club:

Upper Bracket

Tim Jackson, Germantown, Tenn. (138) def. John Madden, Barrington, Ill. (151), 5 and 3
Bryan Norton, Mission Hills, Kan. (148) def. Tom Brandes, Bellevue, Wash. (148), 2 and 1
Michael Hughett, Owasso, Okla. (145) def. Stan Namola, Beaver, Pa. (150), 19 holes
Patrick Tallent, Vienna, Va. (145) def. George Marucci, Villanova, Pa (150), 2 and 1
Bob Royak, Alpharetta, Ga. (144) def. Kip Estep, Rockwall, Texas (151), 4 and 3
Richard Jeffers, Mobile, Ala. (148) def. Logan Jackson, Winston-Salem, N.C. (146), 5 and 3
John McClure, Los Angeles, Calif. (151) def. Thomas Brennan, Covington, La. (144), 3 and 1
Eddie Lyons, Shreveport, La. (146) def. Marcus Beck, Tallahassee, Fla. (149), 3 and 2
Nolan Mills, Charlotte, N.C. (151) def. Tim Sheppard, East Peoria, Ill. (141), 2 up
Dave Ryan, Taylorville, Ill. (147) def. James Starnes, Fort Myers, Fla. (148), 4 and 3
Paul Simson, Raleigh, N.C. (145) def. Mitch Wilson, Portage, Mich. (150), 19 holes
Chip Lutz, Reading, Pa. (149) def. Jeff Burda, Modesto, Calif. (146), 2 and 1
Randy Haag, Orinda, Calif. (141) def. Anthony Fioretti, Sparta, N.J. (151), 2 and 1
Michael Dunsmore, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (148) def. Tom Laubacher, Aurora, Ohio (147), 3 and 2
Wayne Wright, Aledo, Texas (144) def. Robin Bradbury, Superior, Colo. (150), 5 and 4
Michael Alsup, Tulsa, Okla. (146) def. David Apperson, Memphis, Tenn. (149), 1 up

Lower Bracket

Vance Antoniou, North Barrington, Ill. (151) def. Joe Russo, Sewell, N.J. (140), 4 and 3
Kevin Cahill, Waukesha, Wis. (147) def. Patrick Murphy, Provo, Utah (148), 4 and 3
Steven Liebler, Irmo, S.C. (145) def. James Gallagher, Yorktown, Va. (150), 3 and 2
Adam Kugler, Closter, N.J. (145) def. Mike Booker, The Woodlands, Texas (149), 1 up
Buzz Fly, Memphis, Tenn. (144) def. Frank Ford, Charleston, S.C. (151), 3 and 2
John Hornbeck, Saratoga, Wyo. (148) def. Danny Green, Jackson, Tenn. (146), 4 and 3
Ken Palladino, Dunedin, Fla. (144) def. Roger Dean, Ormond Beach, Fla. (151), 19 holes
Casey Boyns, Monterey, Calif. (149) def. Gary Robinson, Fayetteville, N.C. (146), 19 holes
Randal Lewis, Alma, Mich. (140) def. Pat O’Donnell, Happy Valley, Ore. (151), 2 up
T.J. Brudzinski, Columbus, Ohio (148) def. Bob Harrington, Portland, Ore. (147), 2 up
Matthew Sughrue, Arlington, Va. (145) def. Randy Mitchell, Wilmington, Del. (150), 4 and 2
Michael Turner, Sherman Oaks, Calif. (149) def. James Pearson, Charlotte, N.C. (145), 3 and 2
Mike Peck, Irving, Texas (143) def. Brian Secia, Nantucket, Mass. (151), 4 and 3
Mike Brummer, Rapid City, S.D. (148) def. Geno Berchiatti, Greenville, S.C. (147), 1 up
Doug Hanzel, Savannah, Ga. (144) def. Steve Groom, Raytown, Mo. (150), 3 and 1
Brady Exber, Las Vegas, Nev. (146) def. Scott Mayne, Harrisburg, Pa. (149), 3 and 2


ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Pairings for Tuesday’s second round of match play in the 2016 U.S. Senior Amateur Championship at the 6,899-yard, par-71 Old Warson Country Club:

Upper Bracket

7:15 a.m. – Tim Jackson, Germantown, Tenn. (138) vs. Bryan Norton, Mission Hills, Kan. (148)
7:25 a.m. – Michael Hughett, Owasso, Okla. (145) vs. Patrick Tallent, Vienna, Va. (145)
7:35 a.m. – Bob Royak, Alpharetta, Ga. (144) vs. Richard Jeffers, Mobile, Ala. (148)
7:45 a.m. – John McClure, Los Angeles, Calif. (151) vs. Eddie Lyons, Shreveport, La. (146)
7:55 a.m. – Nolan Mills, Charlotte, N.C. (151) vs. Dave Ryan, Taylorville, Ill. (147)
8:05 a.m. – Paul Simson, Raleigh, N.C. (145) vs. Chip Lutz, Reading, Pa. (149)
8:15 a.m. – Randy Haag, Orinda, Calif. (141) vs. Michael Dunsmore, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (148)
8:25 a.m. – Wayne Wright, Aledo, Texas (144) vs. Michael Alsup, Tulsa, Okla. (146)

Lower Bracket

8:35 a.m. – Vance Antoniou, North Barrington, Ill. (151) vs. Kevin Cahill, Waukesha, Wis. (147)
8:45 a.m. – Steven Liebler, Irmo, S.C. (145) vs. Adam Kugler, Closter, N.J. (145)
8:55 a.m. – Buzz Fly, Memphis, Tenn. (144) vs. John Hornbeck, Saratoga, Wyo. (148)
9:05 a.m. – Ken Palladino, Dunedin, Fla. (144) vs. Casey Boyns, Monterey, Calif. (149)
9:15 a.m. – Randal Lewis, Alma, Mich. (140) vs. T.J. Brudzinski, Columbus, Ohio (148)
9:25 a.m. – Matthew Sughrue, Arlington, Va. (145) vs. Michael Turner, Sherman Oaks, Calif. (149)
9:35 a.m. – Mike Peck, Irving, Texas (143) vs. Mike Brummer, Rapid City, S.D. (148)
9:45 a.m. – Doug Hanzel, Savannah, Ga. (144) vs. Brady Exber, Las Vegas, Nev. (146)

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